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Announcements and Events for the week of: August 31st, 2014:

Parish News:
Bishop Carl Kemme will be celebrating all the weekend Masses at Sacred Heart on August 30th and 31st while Father Reilley is away on a short vacation.
There will be no Mass on Monday, September 1st and Tuesday, September 2nd.

Please consider signing up to be a PSR teacher. We need your help to make this year a success!

Mass Intentions There are still openings for Mass Intentions. Please call the office to schedule one, 442-0566.

Announcements for the bulletin Must be received by noon on Thursday.

March for Life
Washington D.C.
January 20th – 25th, 2015
Any high school student interested in going on this pilgrimage, please contact Theresa Kuffler at 620-446-2468 or call the Parish Office at 620-442-0566 to add your name to the list. More information will be given later.

CYM, PSR, and Confirmation Classes:
CYM and Confirmation classes will be on Wednesday nights starting in September.

PSR classes, Grades 1-8, will be on Sunday mornings, from 10 AM -11 AM starting in September. We are in need of PSR teachers and teacher’s aides for Sunday mornings. Please contact Theresa Kuffler at 620-446-2468 or Fr. Reilley at the Parish Office 620-442-0566. Enrollment will begin this weekend after all Masses and the weekend of August 23rd and 24th.

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Classes will start on Sunday, September 7th at 7:00 pm in the Parish Office. For more information contact the Parish Office at 442-0566.

Welcome to Sacred Heart Parish. May you feel at home!

Friend, welcome to Sacred Heart Parish, located in Arkansas City, Kansas. We are a Catholic community centered around the Body and Blood of Christ. I hope that you come to know our parish family and worship with us. We are a diverse group, about four hundred fifty families, comprised of English and Spanish speaking backgrounds. Yet, we are one in the Lord, and in our love for Him. Welcome friend. ~Fr. Patrick Reilley

Sacred Heart Parish

Guided by the Holy Spirit and the infinite love of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, our mission is to become a family of God’s children united in the Body of Christ.

Father Patrick Reilley, Pastor
Office: 302 South B Street (620) 442-0566
School Office: (620) 442-6550
E-mail addresses:


Parish Secretary Needed:

Sacred Heart Parish, Arkansas City is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as Parish Secretary. This is a part-time position. This person will be responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to the pastor; ensuring accurate sacramental and parish membership records; monitoring assigned activities; and providing information, recommendations and/or direction as requested by the pastor.

Position Requirements

Adherence to the Mission Statement of the Parish and policies and procedures of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Ability to work independently while collaborating administratively.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimum supervision.
Strict sense of confidentiality, professionalism, initiative, self-motivation, and team player attributes

A minimum of 3 years secretarial experience
Must be knowledgeable of Catholic Church teachings.
Prefer individual who is a practicing Catholic in good standing and an active steward in one’s parish
Proficient in the use of correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Requires the ability to type 50-60 wpm, use ten-key, and have proficiency with Word and Excel. Experience with PowerPoint and Access preferred.
Prefer individual who is bilingual in English and Spanish, with strong written and verbal communication skills in both languages
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely and organized manner including monitoring and updating databases.

Interested applicants may submit resumes, references and salary requirements to by
August 27, 2014.

Maintenance/Janitor Needed:

Sacred Heart, Ark City is currently seeking a part-time Maintenance/Janitor. This individual will perform minor repairs and routine preventative maintenance for the parish buildings and equipment. Duties will include performing minor electrical and plumbing tasks, troubleshooting mechanical problems, maintaining floors, and performing other janitorial duties. This position requires two years previous maintenance experience, a strong mechanical aptitude, background working with electrical and plumbing issues and basic mathematical skills. Interested applicants may fill out an application at the parish office. For further questions contact Father Reilley at (620) 442-0566 or at



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